The Biggest Hacks of 2020

June 02, 2020

 

While the world is struggling to get a grip over one of the most advanced pandemics, cyberattackers arenโ€™t going anywhere. ๐‚๐ก๐ž๐œ๐ค ๐จ๐ฎ๐ญ ๐ฌ๐จ๐ฆ๐ž ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐›๐ข๐ ๐ ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐ก๐š๐œ๐ค๐ฌ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐๐š๐ญ๐š ๐›๐ซ๐ž๐š๐œ๐ก๐ž๐ฌ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ:

Microsoft

In January, Microsoft discloses security breach of customer support database, contained in roughly 250 million entries.

 

US cannabis users

In the same month, researchers found a leaky AWS bucket exposed online that contained the personally identifiable information of 30,000 individuals linked to the medical and recreational marijuana.

 

Estรฉe Lauder

In February, Estรฉe Lauder exposed 440 million internal records in a security breach. The hacked database contained 440,336,852 records including internal company emails.

 

T-Mobile

In March, T-Mobile revealed a security incident in which cyber attackers were able to successfully infiltrate the firm’s email services, leading to the compromise of T-Mobile customer and employee information.

 

Marriott

A total of 5.2 million hotel guests were impacted by a data breach in March.

 

Nintendo

Japanese gaming company Nintendo confirmed today that hackers gained unauthorized access to around 160,000 user accounts since the start of the month.

 

easyJet

ย On May 19, budget airline EasyJet said that information belonging to nine million customers may have been exposed, including over 2,200 credit card records, following a cyberattack. EasyJet is now facing an ยฃ18 billion class-action lawsuit due to the incident.ย 

 

 

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Non-Malware or Fileless Attack, In A Nutshell

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Protection Against COVID-19 Malicious Campaigns and Malware

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